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of jazz great dave brubeck who died today, one day shy of his 92nd birthday. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the nation's third- largest bank, citigroup, announced big job cuts as it continues to scale back in the wake of the financial crisis. the 11,000 employees to be laid off worldwide, make up about 4% of the company's workforce. more than 6,000 of those jobs are in consumer banking. the move comes less than two months since a shakeup at citi ousting former c.e.o., vikram pandit. he was succeeded by michael corbat. the bank nearly collapsed during the crisis and ultimately received bailouts totaling $45 billion, money that citi has since repaid. roben farzhad has long watched the changes at citi for bloomberg "businessweek" and joins us again tonight. roben, welcome. today we he
news and sad news. jazz legend dave brubeck has died. as a pianist, he is known for stepping outside the traditional boundaries of jazz, bringing jazz really into the mainstream. he also is responsible for breaking many racial barriers. it was in the 1950s he played black jazz clubs in the deep south, played with charlie parker, duke ellington, you name it. he was, we understand from cnn entertainment, he was actually on his way to the hospital on wednesday, today, for regular exam. he was with his oldest son, and his son felt that something was wrong, called actually 911 from the car. brubeck was rushed to the emergency room. we are told that doctors could not keep his heart going. that he had heart failure and that he had passed away. brubeck lived in wilton, connecticut. he would have been 92 years old, and just some of the amazing things that he did in his career. he was able to set music to words of the old testament and as well as to the words of martin luther king injury. most recently took photographs of ansel adams, and let's just listen in. this is "take five." ♪ ♪ >> i
google and find out who they are. >> i know who jack white is. >> jazz pianist dave brubeck died at the age of 91. they put out "take five" one of the best-selling jazz songs of all time. les munves weighed in on that angust. jones comment. he says compared to charlie sheen this is a piece of cake. he added, by the way, jones is still collecting his $300,000 a week paycheck. >> it's doing great in the ratings. >> it has buzz there. any publicity is good publicity. finally, jimmy fallon has done it again. he and mariah carey decided to get everyone in the christmas spirit. ♪ >> that just reminded me, i have to get myself my christmas sweater this year. >> i'm lynn berry. this is "first look" on msnbc. stay tuned, "way too early" starts right now. >>> it took us three months to establish trust. these guys don't trust each other. they don't even trust each other in their own party. we have leaders who are people behind them with a shift hoping they can get their job the next go around. durbin has someone looking over their back. every time they deal and over on
world. music pioneer dave brubeck passed away yesterday. he revolutionized jazz to put it simply. he was best known for the song "take five" which was the biggest selling jazz single of all time. dave brubeck, 91, would have turned 92, in fact, today. >>> and pot is now legal in washington state, but there are a lot of questions -- what are you doing? about when it is okay to smoke it. you can have it. but you can't smoke it in public. however, police say arresting people for doing so is low on their priority list. while it is okay to smoke, you can't buy it legally right now. i am thoroughly confused. so that could put the police in the tricky position of letting buyers go. but arresting the dealer. things won't become clear until next december when the state starts regulating pot. >> we'll then be able to give clear direction to law enforcement if it is not licensed by the state of washington it is fair game. >> okay. so other quirky questions about the new law. you must be 21 to use it. you can't grow it. and even though it is legal, your company can still fire you for testing pos
. ♪ >> and take five, to remember one of the greatest innovators jazz has known, composure dave brubeck, died a day short of his 92nd birthday. ♪ >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. we begin with the fallout from a senate vote that seemed to underscore everything that is wrong with capitol hill. the senate's rejection of an international treaty to guarantee equal rights for people with disabilities based on what has been american law since the first bush presidency 22 years ago. the treaty supported by every democrat and eight republicans, came five votes short of passage of the required 66 needed for ratification. 38 republicans voted no despite the return to the floor of former majority leader bob dole only days out of the hospital. there at the age of 89 to rally support from his former friends including orrin hatch, cluck grassley, mitch mcconnell and thad cochran but they voted it down. the floor manager john kerry called it one of the saddest days in his nearly 28 days in the senate which he says is broken and dysfunctional. the chairman of the foreign relations commi
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. it made jazz popular in the united states. dave brubeck dying yesterday. >> a great musician. >> little-known fact, the guy that played stand-up bass for him the last ten years, mike allen. >> is that right? >> nobody knew that. allen. yes, he plays it and spins that thing around. >> oh, i love when he does that, slaps the back of it. >> he also, for a year and a half, when the stray cats went over to london. >> mike ailen? >> stand-up bassist for the stray cats. >> the boy's got range. >> very flexible. >> stray cat strut. >> "the playbook," so much else going on. >> he also has -- a lot of people made that mistake, that were sort of around that stray cats group -- >> okay, getting old. >> -- a lot of tattoos. he wishes he could have those years back. brian seltzer. >> i wish i could have this time back. >> it was 1981, though. >> it was the thing do-to-do. he's also the chief white house correspondent for "politico." >> he's busy! >> mike allen with a look at the "playbook." >> good morning. that strut is on youtube, so check it out. >> oh, wow. we'll have to look that up. all right,
neighbor. >>> music legend dave brubeck is being remembered today for bringing jazz to the people. he died just a day shy of his 92nd birthday. perhaps best known for his ground breaking hit "take five." ♪ that cut released in 1959 was on the first -- one of the first jazz albums to sell more than 1 million copies. and that song's still so rel vent to so many generations. 7:09 now back to savannah, matt, and al. >> used to play that a lot at my house. >> natalie, thank you. >> it was magic. >> that's cool. >>> all right. let's get our first check of the weather the weather this morning. >> we are dealing with wet weather. our friends in the pacific northwest, more pacific moisture coming on in. we are looking at another one to two inches of rain with anywhere from one to two feet of snow in the cascades. the mountains looking at six to nine inches of snow. we are looking at showers in the upper midwest with icy conditions in the u.p. of michigan. plenty of sunshine in southern california. look for showers along the southeastern atlanta coast into florida. plenty of sunshine. temperatures
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